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Chester County, PA

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Chester County Chronology

1682 - CHESTER was created as one of three original counties, no territorial limits were specified [not mapped]. (Bronner, 31-35; Hottenstein and Welch, 24, 37, 108; Penn, 2:299)

1685, Apr 1 - CHESTER boundaries were defined; CHESTER was created in 1682, but no territorial limits were specified. (Pennsylvania Provincial Council, 1:73-74)

1729, May 10 - CHESTER lost to the creation of LANCASTER. (Pa. Stat., ch. 306, sec. 1/4:131-132)

1789, Sep 26 - CHESTER lost to the creation of DELAWARE. (Pa. Stat., ch. 1443, sec. 1/13:337-338)

1921, Jun 30 - CHESTER exchanged narrow strips of territory with NEW CASTLE (Del.) [not mapped]. (Lunt, 59, 61; Van Zandt, 83)

Records Collection
Greathouse of Chester County
1728 - Vanhoesen to Heidelberg


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